Service Development and Policy in Palliative Care Level 7 7MRSAC21
Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care
Available course dates:
To be confirmed
This module considers the development and management of palliative care services, drawing on international evidence underlying palliative care practice and policy. It reviews the evidence underpinning service development, the adaptation of such evidence to local needs, working within existing communities and cultures and detailed aspects of management including strategy, clinical governance and business planning. It will provide you with an overview of ways that services have developed and how this is influenced by culture, population needs, resources and national and international policies.
What does this course cover?
Upon completing the module, you will:
- Understand current evidence of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of palliative care, exploring different settings and groups (such as older people and young children).
- Understand business management of services including leadership, organisation, culture, business cases and volunteering, which incorporates different global system approaches
- Have a detailed understanding of quality indicators and policy approaches which drive the provision of palliative care.
- To be able to develop quality assurance and clinical audit programmes.
- Develop a local palliative care needs assessment and development plan within your local community.
Who will I learn with?
Professor of Palliative Care
Laing Galazka Chair in Palliative Care, Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Who is this for?
Qualified healthcare professionals.
How will I be assessed?
What is the teaching schedule?
Term 3 -
17/04/2023 - 28/04/2023
The module is only available to external applicants and not available to students currently enrolled at King’s on another programme.